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YELLOW WATER-LILY Nuphar lutea (Nymphaeaceae) Aquatic<br />
Water plant of still or slow-flowing freshwater to a depth of 5m. Tolerates partial shade and nutrient-rich waters. FLOWERS are 6cm across, yellow and alcohol-scented; on stalks that rise well above the waters’ surface (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are flagon-shaped and smooth. LEAVES are up to 40cm across and leathery; unlike White Water-lily, basal lobes usually touch or overlap.
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YELLOW WATER-LILY Nuphar lutea (Nymphaeaceae) Aquatic
Water plant of still or slow-flowing freshwater to a depth of 5m. Tolerates partial shade and nutrient-rich waters. FLOWERS are 6cm across, yellow and alcohol-scented; on stalks that rise well above the waters’ surface (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are flagon-shaped and smooth. LEAVES are up to 40cm across and leathery; unlike White Water-lily, basal lobes usually touch or overlap.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: JEAN HALL/NPL
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